Ryan is a Northern Irish theatre director and dramaturg based in Bolton. He is the resident Assistant Director at the Octagon Theatre. Ryan is also the founder of Taboo Theatre, a new theatre company giving rise to underrepresented voices and raising awareness of taboo topics present in our society for the stage.
Training: MFA Theatre Directing at Birkbeck, University of London.
Directing credits:I’m F**king My Agent (Golden Goose Theatre); Whisky Dick (White Bear Theatre); Brave Face, They’re Unhappy (Show Face Festival); Instructions for Shaving a Bearded Lady (Theatre 503).
Assistant Directing credits:The Book of Will, Spring and Port Wine, A Christmas Carol,The Book Thief (Octagon Theatre Bolton); Loving Charlie, Saving Rachel, Zero for the Young Dudes!, The Sewing Group (Arts Ed); All Mod Cons, Dark of the Moon (Lyric Theatre, Belfast).
OCTAGON TEAM UP WITH GRAEAE FOR ARTIST DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME28 April 2023
Call-out for drama facilitators19 June 2023
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